Public Service University

Information about Public Service University, an educational initiative for City of Albuquerque employees.

Public Service University (PSU) is the City's of Albuquerque's Corporate University.

PSU designs and deploys learning solutions for City Departments.

Services include organizational design, development and problem solving solutions for City Administration, City Department Directors, Division Managers, and City Council.

PSU provides learning development for City Leaders, Supervisors and Employees and administers the City's Tuition Assistance and Educational Leave Programs.

This is accomplished through a blended learning environment.


Pre-Management Development Program (PMDP)

The PMP offers an in-depth, practical, and educational curriculum pathway for City employees who are pursuing a distinguished career as public service managers.  This program will develop abilities in Business Writing, Public Speaking, Process Improvement, Project Management, and Leadership with the goal of shaping our future leaders to meet the demands of the public service system.

The program offers employees that have completed their probationary period the opportunity to earn 7 CNM college credits, 2 years of service credit as a supervisor when applying for entry-level supervisory positions within the city, Toastmasters public speaking credentials, and a Work Keys Workforce Readiness Certificate.

The PMDP program application period begins in October and ends on November 15th.  Selected applicants are notified of their acceptance in December.   The program begins on January 1st and ends mid- December. Visit our website at for  more information.

Questions: Contact Jason J Romney at 768-3208 or [email protected]

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Standards and Guidelines Policy Statement


Tuition Assistance/Educational Leave Program

The City of Albuquerque is proponent of higher education and encourages and supports employees in reaching their educational goals by providing the Tuition Assistance and Educational Leave Programs.

The application period for the Spring term opens December 15th and closes February 15th.  The application period for the Fall term opens July 15th and closes September 15th.  The deadline for applying for Tuition Reimbursement and/or Educational Leave is 5:00pm MST on February 15th and September 15th.  All applications must be completed and all necessary paperwork must be returned to the Public Service University in the City/County Government Building at 1 Civic Plaza by the respective dates.  Applications are on-line only and may be accessed by going to PSU's Global Classroom at .  To use global classroom, you must have a Public Service University account. If you do not have one, please e-mail [email protected] or call Public Service University at (505) 768-3200.



PSU Programs

  • Supervisor Development Program Training
  • Pre-Management Development Program
  • Workkeys Job Skills Assessments
  • KeyTrain
  • Prove It Assessments
  • Leadership Training
  • Ethics Training
  • On-line Training
  • Department support

Contact PSU for more information.